Furniture Flame Retardancy Program Partners
The following are partners in the Furniture Flame Retardancy program. The weblinks and statements associated with each partner are intended to provide information on the partner and their committment to this partnership.
American Fire Safety Council (AFSC)
"AFSC is committed to improving fire safety standards and saving lives...We expect this partnership to lead to the implementation of safe and environmentally sound approaches to fire safety." American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA)
"AHFA understands and supports the long range nature of this project and encourages EPA to remain engaged with private sector stakeholders to develop environmentally sound solutions to fire safety." Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA International) [PDF] (22.2KB, 4 pages)
"BIFMA is committed to promoting sustainable work environments and business practices based on sound economics, environmental protection, and social responsibility." Consumer Product Safety Comission (CPSC)
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is a federal regulatory agency charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products, such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. GreenBlue
"GreenBlue is attracted to this partnership because of the rare opportunity to reconceive design criteria for flame retardant products."
For more information about the Furniture Flame Retardancy Partnership, contact DfE.